17 Oct, 2017 in Eindhoven

One weekend I had family visit, and was looking for something interesting to do, and a quick search revealed that Bryan Adams was in town, with warmups by famous bands I knew from back in high-school but never realized were from the region – like K’s Choice (Dan Owen, and DI-RECT). So, we set off […]

2 Feb, 2017 in Eindhoven

Last November I went to Eindhoven to attend a workshop with the local university, and when I came out after night fall I was surprised to find that campus was filled with the events of Eindhoven Glow 2016. Lights and sounds everywhere, crowds wondering around campus between the different attractions, with lots of fun glowing exhibits […]

2 Oct, 2016 in Eindhoven

On a gloomy winter Friday, I headed up from Maastricht to Eindhoven to attend  a workshop at the Eindhoven Institute of Technology (EIT). Before that trip up I knew very little about this institute and only caught a glimpse of it on the train ride when near the Eindhoven train station. Turns out that this institute […]

10 May, 2016 in Eindhoven, Limburg, North Holland
Thorn white city Netherlands (8)

Thorn is a lovely little town at the northern part of Limburg province in the Netherlands, dating back to 10th century and featuring an array of, well, white historical houses. At the tourist VVV center you can get a map for a walking tour of an hour or two to explore some of the older […]

29 Mar, 2016 in Eindhoven
Van Abbe Museum Eindhoven Netherlands (36)

Mid February I went up to visit Eindhoven for a documentary film festival and had a few hours in the morning to roam around and discover new things in the city. A quick search through Tripadvisor brought up the Van Abbemuseum as a possible interesting local museum with a new running exhibition. I was a bit short […]

19 Jan, 2016 in Eindhoven
Philips Museum Eindhoven-015

One of the first things any new resident to southern Netherlands needs to do is to go check in with the Xpat center at Eindhoven to get the resident card. I didn’t know much about the city, or how it came to be, but I did know it’s the largest in the south, and has […]

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